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  1. Routledge Handbook of Drugs and Sport

    Edited by Verner Moller, John M Hoberman, Ivan Waddington

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Doping has become one of the most important and high-profile issues in contemporary sport. No longer viewed in simplistic terms as the desperate act of a rogue athlete, doping can now be understood as the inevitable result of a multifaceted system of enablers and incentives built into the very...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Culture, Health and Sexuality

    An Introduction

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker, Felicity Thomas

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    The last twenty years have seen a steady growth in multi-disciplinary work in the fields of sexuality, culture and health. What was once a set of relatively esoteric concerns has been steadily mainstreamed and a broader interest has developed in the ‘social’ and the ‘cultural’ relating to specific...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Medical Humanities and Medical Education

    How the medical humanities can shape better doctors

    By Alan Bleakley

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The field of the medical humanities is developing rapidly, however, there has also been parallel concern from sceptics that the value of medical humanities educational interventions should be open to scrutiny and evidence. Just what is the impact of medical humanities provision upon the education...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Economies of Death

    Economic Logics of Killable Life and Grievable Death

    Edited by Patricia Lopez, Kathryn A. Gillespie

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Chronic Illness, Vulnerability and Social Work

    By Liz Walker, Elizabeth Price

    Series: Routledge Advances in Social Work

    Whilst the body has recently assumed greater sociological significance, there has been less engagement in social work and social care on the bodily experience of health, illness and disease. This innovative volume redresses the balance by exploring chronic illness and social work in the context of...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Doing Collaborative Arts-based Research for Social Justice

    A Guide

    By Victoria Foster

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    This book provides a user-friendly guide to conducting collaborative arts-based research. Providing practical, step-by-step assistance on how to actually conduct research, the text offers chapters on: Project design Data collection using a range of methods, including poetry, story-telling,...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Disabled Childhoods

    Monitoring Differences and Emerging Identities

    By Janice McLaughlin, Emma Clavering, Edmund Coleman-Fountain

    Series: Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

    A crucial contemporary dynamic around children and young people in the Global North is the multiple ways that have emerged to monitor their development, behaviour and character. In particular disabled children or children with unusual developmental patterns can find themselves surrounded by...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Policy Context of Midwifery and Maternity Services

    By Kuldip Bharj, Mari Phillips

    At a time of upheaval for the NHS, this text discusses the contemporary social context and policy drivers affecting childbirth and maternity services in the UK, making clear links to practice throughout. Complex health and social care demands, and particularly the policy commitment to choice for...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge